Canada may extend travel ban on India, Pakistan as COVID-19 remains concern, feds say

Canada may extend its current flight ban on India and Pakistan as concerns remain over a highly transmissible variant of the novel coronavirus first discovered in India. “The Government of … Read More

India surpasses 24 million COVID-19 cases as mutant variant spreads across globe

The number of recorded COVID-19 infections in India climbed above 24 million on Friday amid reports that the highly transmissible coronavirus mutant first detected in the country was spreading across … Read More

Researchers racing to develop one vaccine for all coronaviruses

As vaccines roll out across the globe to protect against COVID-19 and its known variants, researchers around the world are in a race to find a universal vaccine that could … Read More

‘I lost my other half’: New Brunswick woman opens up about losing husband to COVID-19

The wife of the 38-year-old New Brunswicker who died from COVID-19 this week says her husband was in good health before the virus. Luc Bélanger from the Edmundston region is … Read More

Will these new travel restrictions work? Doctor answers our COVID-19 questions

Last week, the Government of Canada announced new travel restrictions in the hope of limiting the spread of COVID-19. Mandatory airport testing will be implemented in Calgary, Montreal, Vancouver and … Read More

What the COVID-19 variant from South Africa means for pandemic, vaccines

Like all other viruses, COVID-19 continues to mutate. Fears are rising over the latest variant, this time discovered in South Africa. Read more: COVID-19 variant found in South Africa might … Read More

Fauci predicts U.S. will gain control of coronavirus pandemic by next autumn

The leading U.S. infectious disease specialist, Dr. Anthony Fauci, said on Wednesday he foresees America achieving enough collective COVID-19 immunity through vaccinations to regain “some semblance of normality” by autumn … Read More

COVID-19 variant may not be deadlier, but we shouldn’t dismiss it: experts

A new study on the variant of COVID-19 permeating in England — and popping up in Canada — suggests the mutation isn’t any more likely to lead to hospitalization or … Read More